Tourist tariff is set by Tourism Council of Bhutan, Royal Government of Bhutan and it is valid for all-inclusive packages.
The minimum daily package covers the following services:
The minimum daily package for tourists travelling in a group of 3 persons or more is as follows:
These rates are applicable per tourist per night halt in Bhutan.
On the day of departure, the ‘local agents’ host obligation shall be limited to providing breakfast only and any extra requirements shall be payable on usage basis. The list of hotels and lodges approved to provide accommodations all listed on this website. If your accommodation is not listed on this website then it is not licensed cater for international tourists.
The Royal Government of Bhutan sets minimum selling prices for packages to Bhutan. These must be paid in US dollars prior to arrival in Bhutan.
Cancellations- (Individual agent’s policy)
Tour programs booked and subsequently cancelled shall be subject to cancellation charges as follows:
(a) Within 30 days of the start of the tour programme: Free.
(b) Within 21 days: 10% of the rate.
(c) Within 14 days:15% of the rate.
(d) Within 7 days: 30% of the rate.
(e) Less than 7 days or cancellation without notice: 50%of the rate.
(f) After arrival in Bhutan: 100%.
There is no charge for delays in arrival and departure because of weather conditions disrupting flights or road blocks. The tourist must however bear the cost of food, accommodation, transportation, and other services required. It is highly recommended that you purchase travel insurance prior to travel.
Tourists travelling in a group of two (2) persons or less shall be subject to a surcharge, in addition to the minimum daily package rates.
These are as follows:
Discounts- need to verify whether is individual policy or overall charges in bhutan
Please Note: Children below 5 years will not be eligible for GROUP SIZE DISCOUNTS, DURATION DISCOUNTS and ROYALTY FREE ZONE DISCOUNT and All Children and Students will not be eligible for DURATION DISCOUNTS
You will be asked to make full payment for your tour to the Tourism Council of Bhutan prior to your trip to Bhutan, the amount includes total amount calculated by your tour operator as well as USD 40 (one-time visa fee) to the Bhutan National Bank through one of their certified international partners with the Bhutanese tour operator specified as the ultimate beneficiary Make sure to email the bank transfer receipt copy to your local Bhutanese tour operator.